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The Rise of Impact Champions for Inclusivity

The “Impact Champion” initiative, spearheaded by BCGE, has marked a significant milestone in the journey towards fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) within the private sector and beyond. This innovative […]

Chubb Life Insurance Myanmar #Inspiring for Inclusion at the Women’s History Month

As part of our International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrations this month, our Country Director, DEI Thought Leader and Strategist, Daw Kyawt Kay Thi Win, had the pleasure of speaking at […]

#InspireInclusion with Coca-Cola’s People-Fit Culture

We are thrilled to announce the successful moderation led by our Country Director, DEI Thought Leader, and Strategist, Daw Kyawt Kay Thi Win, at the insightful panel discussion titled “𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞 […]

#InspireInclusion with Pruway

On 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧’𝐬 𝐃𝐚𝐲, our Country Director, DEI thought leader, and strategist, Daw Kyawt Kay Thi Win, had the joy speaking at our Initiator Member, Prudential Myanmar Life Insurance on […]

Journey towards a Gender-Balanced Workforce: The Power of Technology Panel Discussion by Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages Myanmar

We are proud to announce the successful moderation of our Head of DEI, Daw Catherine @ Hone Paing at the panel discussion on "Journey towards a Gender-Balanced Workforce: The Power [...]

Empowering Inclusive Workplaces: Joining to the Celebration of the Reopening of Early Childhood Daycare Center by KBZ Bank

We are excited to embarked on a groundbreaking initiative centered around the care economy, a pivotal aspect of fostering inclusive workplaces and societies. As part of this endeavor, we are [...]

A Step Forward in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with KBZ Bank Limited

In the world of DEI, transparency is a vital component. Our founding member, KBZ Bank, understands this and has taken a significant step in promoting awareness and transparency by launching […]

Highlighting Stereotypes in Workplaces with Canal+ Myanmar Limited 

The “Equitable Workplace” video Canal+ Myanmar produced in collaboration with us, BCGE, exemplifies breaking down social norms and stereotypes while promoting an inclusive working environment for all. It is the […]

KSTL LIMITED (KST Legal) Produced Their First Gender Report through National Workplace Gender Equality Assessment – Know Your WGE

KSTL LIMITED (KST Legal), an initiator-member of BCGE, recently produced their First Gender Report through National Workplace Gender Equality Assessment – Know Your WGE in May 2023. BCGE takes great […]

Yever Company Limited Produced Their Second Gender Report through National Workplace Gender Equality Assessment – Know Your WGE

BCGE’s leader-member, Yever Company Limited, produced their second Gender Report through national Workplace Gender Equality Assessment – Know Your WGE in January 2023. BCGE takes immense pride in our leader […]

BCGE’s Member, Kanbawza Bank Limited (KBZ Bank) Produced Their Third Gender Report through Regional Workplace Gender Equality Assessment – GEARS

Our founding member, KBZ Bank, has successfully completed its third Gender Report through the rigorous regional GEARS Assessment procedure. This exemplifies KBZ Bank’s unwavering commitment to promoting gender equality in […]

Arkar Moe

Arkar Moe is a highly skilled and versatile communication officer at BCGE. With a diverse background in graphic design, video editing, and animation spanning over 9 years, Arkar brings a […]

Yin Min Thant

Yin Min Thant is the DEI Assistant at BCGE. She graduated from the Technological University of Meiktila, Mandalay Region, with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering. She has experience working as […]

Thar Tu Nyi Hyma – Workplace Gender Equality Impact Report of BCGE (2018~2021)

Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE) Launches သာတူညီမျှ (Thar Tu Nyi Hyma) Workplace Gender Equality Impact Report of BCGE (2018~2021) in Myanmar As a centre of excellence and trusted advisor […]

BCGE’s Member, Alpha Power Engineering, Completed Their Second Gender Reporting as an Inclusive Firm in STEM

BCGE’s Implementer-tier member, Alpha Power Engineering, completed their second gender reporting as an Inclusive Firm in STEM in January 2023. Alpha Power Engineering issued its first gender report in 2019 […]

ROHTO received their gender reporting through regional workplace gender equality assessment – GEARS

We are delighted to announce that ROHTO-MENTHOLATUM Myanmar, has obtained the regional level of GEARS Assessment – for workplace gender equality. This shows Rohto-Mentholatum Myanmar’s commitment to taking a step […]

CANAL+ Myanmar Limited received a regional GEARS Assessment

BCGE is delighted to announce that CANAL+ Myanmar has obtained the regional level of GEARS Assessment – for workplace gender equality. That makes it the first organisation in the media […]

Launching a new Workplace Anti-Harassment and Bullying Policy at Proximity Designs

Proximity Designs, an Implementor Member of BCGE, is dedicated to providing a welcoming, comfortable, and respectful work environment free from any type of sexual harassment and other forms of workplace […]

Do We Need to Have a Formal WGE Policy?

1. Most organisations show their commitment to workplace gender equality in their organisation’s Code of Conduct with a certain portion of it. What is your opinion on this? Most organizations […]

Improving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How KBZ Bank Strives for an Inclusive Workplace through Partnerships

Improving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How KBZ Bank Strives for an Inclusive Workplace Through Partnerships Creating an inclusive society and workplace has always been in KBZ Bank’s DNA from the […]

Celebrating the Culture of Diversity During Pride Month with CCPBM

Celebrating the Culture of Diversity During Pride Month with CCPBM Through its corporate culture of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages Myanmar Limited (CCPBM) aspires for a diverse […]

Jayson R. Sardido

Jayson R. Sardido is a leader with a strong professional journey spanning over 20 years, marked by significant contributions to renowned multinational companies in the Philippines and Myanmar. Currently serving […]

Win Ei Mon Khine

Win Ei is the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist at BCGE. Responsible for day-to-day MEL systems, measuring and reporting progress toward achieving key results as agreed to in the […]

Aye Aye San

Dr. Aye Aye San is the Chief Executive Officer of Victoria Hospital. She holds a MBBS from the University of Medicine, Yangon in 1991 and a Master of Business Administration from […]

Tun Tun

U Tun Tun is the Executive Director of FMI Public Company Limited and concurrently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He has been with Serge Pun Associates and FMI Group of Companies […]

CCPBM Harness the Power of WGE with Regional Level GEARS Assessment

BCGE’s Leader-tier member, Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages Myanmar (CCPBM), harnesses the power of gender equality at the workplace by going through regional level Gender Equality Assessment GEARS (Gender Equality Assessment, Results […]

Max Myanmar Holding Completed GEARS

BCGE’s Leader-tier member, Max Myanmar Holding, has successfully gone through the Gender Equality Assessment, Results and Strategies (GEARS) assessment to understand gaps, opportunities and strengths in workplace gender equality strategies. […]

Proximity Designs Champions Workplace Flexibility with a Compressed Workweek

Our Implementer-tier member, Proximity Designs (Proximity), fostered workplace flexibility and inclusion by championing a four-day compressed workweek initiative from March to May 2021. This flexible working arrangement was implemented to […]

Maha Agriculture Microfinance GEARS Up!

BCGE’s Leader-tier member, Maha Agriculture Microfinance, has successfully completed the Gender Equality Assessment, Results and Strategies (GEARS) assessment to understand gaps, opportunities and strengths in companies’ workplace gender equality strategies. […]

Victoria Hospital achieve EDGE Assess Level Certification

Victoria Hospital has achieved EDGE Assess Level Certification. Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) Certification is the leading global assessment methodology and business certification standard for gender and intersectional equity. […]

Leadership Resilience and Culture Building During the Pandemic

During challenging situations, leaders can be infectious with positive actions. It is proved that the mood of leaders has a disproportionate effect on the mood of others. Acknowledgement in inter-relatedness […]

Insights and Lessons Learned from Women Business Leaders on Managing through Crisis, Resilience and Recovery

For the private sector, the challenges of COVID-19 required nimble responses and new ways of doing business. This multimedia package highlights the value of women’s leadership characteristics in steering companies […]

Future-Flex: Mainstreaming Flexibility by Team Design

Workplace flexibility is here to stay. The question is, how do we integrate such flexibility to work. Mainstreaming flexibility is work and job redesign – managers and employees struggle to […]

Tackling Childcare: The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare in Vietnam

Since 2017, International Finance Corporation’s series of Tackling Childcare reports spanning Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and other countries show that there is a strong business […]

Guide for Businesses Operating in Myanmar to Respect Human Rights

Guide for Businesses Operating in Myanmar to Respect Human Rights The primary purpose of this Guide is to help businesses go beyond their fundamental responsibilities and increase support of respecting and ensuring […]

ASEAN Gender Outlook

The ASEAN Gender Outlook is the first regional flagship publication jointly produced by ASEAN Committee on Women (ACW), the ASEAN Secretariat and UN Women. It is dedicated to track progress […]

Women, Business and the Law 2021

Published by the World Bank Group, Women, Business and the Law 2021 is the seventh in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic […]

Global Gender Gap Report 2021 by WEF

Another generation of women will have to wait for gender parity, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021. As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues […]

Leave And Holidays Act Amendment 2014

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The Factories Act 1951

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The Employment and Skills Development Law

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Mothers’ Rooms: Nurturing the Future Growth of the Workforce

Fact Sheet – Mothers’ Rooms: Nurturing the Future Growth of the Workforce The Fact Sheet of BCGE’s information brief on setting up lactation rooms in workplaces.   Download English Version PDF […]

What is Diversity and Inclusion?

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How to develop a flexible working policy

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How to build an inclusive workplace

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How to be an inclusive leader at work

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How to be an inclusive leader at home

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Flexible Working Guides for Managers and Employees

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Types of Flexible Work

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Employee Checklist for Productivity During Crisis

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Tips for Employers for Managing Gender-Based Violence During Crisis

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Benefits of Flexible Working

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14 Tips for Working Parents

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12 Tips for Virtual Meeting Etiquette

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Work From Home Safety Checklist Fact Sheet

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Ending Violence is Our Business: Workplace Responses to Intimate Partner Violence in Asia and the Pacific

This case study collection shares promising practices and lessons learned from organizations that are implementing workplace responses to violence that occurs in intimate relationships. It focuses on intimate partner violence […]

Gender equality and empowerment – key concepts

This report explores key concepts around gender equality and empowerment, emphasising the dual importance of gender equality policies and an enabling institutional environment. Gender equality demands that women and men […]

FAMILY-FRIENDLY POLICIES AND OTHER GOOD WORKPLACE PRACTICES IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19: Key steps employers can take

The consequences of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak are unprecedented and felt around the world. The pandemic is heavily affecting labour markets and economies, including global supply chains, leading to widespread business […]

မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ ဦးဆောင်ကုမ္ပဏီကြီးများမှာ စတင်ဖော်ဆောင်လာသော လုပ်ငန်းခွင် အလေ့အထကောင်း နို့ချို ထိန်းသိမ်းခန်း

မမိုမိုမဉ္ဇူသည် ရန်ကုန်မြို့ ဧရာဝတီဘဏ်ရုံးချုပ်တွင် အလုပ်လုပ်နေသူ ဘဏ်ဝန်ထမ်းတစ်ဦး ဖြစ်သည်။ အလုပ်လုပ်နေရင်း ရင်သွေးကို ပျိုးထောင်ရသည့် လုပ်ငန်းခွင်ဝင် မိခင်တစ်ဦးလည်း ဖြစ်သည်။ မမိုမိုမဉ္ဇူ သည် မိခင်လောင်း ကိုယ်ဝန်ဆောင် ဘဝကတည်းက ကလေးအတွက် ကြိုတင်လေ့လာမှုများ ပြုလုပ်ခဲ့သည်။ မိခင်နို့ တစ်မျိုးတည်းကိုသာ ခြောက်လသားအထိ တိုက်ကျွေးခြင်းက ကလေး၏ ဖွံ့ဖြိုးမှုအတွက် အရေးပါကြောင်း သိရှိလိုက်ပြီးနောက် စိတ်ပူပန်မိသွားသည်ဟု ဆိုသည်။   […]

Unlocking the lockdown: The gendered effects of COVID-19 on achieving the SDGS in Asia and the Pacific

COVID-19 has affected men and women differently. Although more men have died from the pandemic, women’s mental health is taking a bigger toll, their workload at home has multiplied and […]

COVID-19 and Women’s Economic Participation

This report provides analysis from a rapid but extensive literature review around the impacts of COVID-19, previous pandemics and recessions on the economic position of women. It also includes analysis […]

Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Global Gender Gap Report 2020 (World Economic Forum)Over the past 14 years, the Global Gender Gap Index included in this report has served as a compass to track progress on relative gaps […]

Workplace Gender Equality (WGE) in South East Asian Businesses

Advancing workplace gender equality (WGE) improves business profitability and growth, leading to stronger economies. Efforts to encourage, promote and achieve WGE in South East Asian businesses is increasing, but at […]

Gender norms and change: Resources to support campaign interventions to shift gender norms

This paper provides an overview of the evidence on recent program interventions that address gender norms. Its purpose is to provide a summary of how these interventions have sought to […]

Research Fact Sheet – Women in Work

Workplace Gender Equality Research Briefing Note Investing in Women and the Business Coalitions – the Phillippines, Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam – collect and utilize qualitative and quantitative data to better […]

Anti-Harassment at Work Poster

Action Against Harassment at Work! What can your organization do to take action against harassment of any forms? Check out these posters in English and Myanmar.   Myanmar Version Download […]

What Can Employers Do to Support Breastfeeding?

Did you know? Lack of support for breastfeeding is linked to lower economic productivity and incomes. Without proper breastfeeding, children under the age of 2 experience stunting, which negatively impacts […]

Myanmar and COVID-19: Impact on the Private Sector

The COVID-19 pandemic of early 2020 caused a global contraction in economic demand and supply that saw hundreds of millions of workers around the globe stood down or only able […]

Supporting Breastfeeding Is A Smart Business Investment

Supporting breastfeeding is a smart business investment. Here’s why:  

Breastfeeding Benefits for Society and Business

The case for breastfeeding is solid and compelling.    What and how children are fed – particularly in the first two years of life – is critical to their health, […]

The Business Case and Fact Sheet for Workplace Gender Equality

The WGE Business Case Brief specifically addresses the benefits of WGE with the COVID-19 crisis in mind. It is designed to engage senior business leaders to both identify the business outcomes of WGE […]

ကျန်းမာရေး၊ လူမှုရေးနှင့် လုပ်ငန်းစွမ်းဆောင်ရည်တို့အတွက် အဆင်ပြေမည့် လုပ်ငန်းခွင် နို့ချိုထိန်းခန်းများ (Lactation Rooms at Workplaces)

  သြဂုတ်လ ပထမပတ် ဟာ နို့ချိုတိုက်ကျွေးမှုဆိုင်ရာ လှုပ်ရှားမှု သီတင်းပတ်ဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ နို့ချို တိုက်ကျွေးမှု မြှင့်တင်ဖို့ လှုပ်ရှားစည်းရုံးမှုများ ပြုလုပ်တဲ့ ကာလပါ။ မိခင်နို့ရည် သောက်သုံးခွင့်ရတဲ့ ကလေးတွေဟာ ဖွံ့ဖြိုးမှုဆိုင်ရာ အကျိုးကျေးဇူးတွေ ရရှိပါတယ်။ ကလေးတိုင်းအတွက် အကောင်းဆုံး အာဟာရက မိခင်နို့ရည်ပါပဲ။ ဒါပေမဲ့ အကြောင်းအမျိုးမျိုးကြောင့် မိခင်နို့ရည်ကို ပြည့်ဝစွာ သောက်သုံးခွင့် မရရှိတဲ့ ကလေးများရှိပါတယ်။ […]

Mothers’ Rooms: Nurturing the Future Growth of the Workforce

  Business Coalition for Gender Equality Association (BCGE) has developed this information brief on setting up lactation rooms in workplaces in order to set out its expectations with respect to […]

Khit Thit Phay Phay Testimonials

In honor of father’s day this year, our #KhitThitPhayPhay campaign sought to break barriers to gender equality by encouraging uptake in paternity leave and re-imagining men as caregivers and working […]

#KhitThitPhayPhay Campaign 2020

Campaign Objectives – To celebrate Father’s Day by raising awareness about paternity leave and gender roles in the home and at work  – To encourage uptake of paternity leave and […]

Signing MoU Between BCGE and Akhaya Women Myanmar

Business Coalition for Gender Equality and Akhaya Women Myanmar agreed to build cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the “mutual desire to collaborate in the field of […]

Mainstreaming Gender in COVID-19 response to Save Economies

Date: Thursday May 28, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with the Gender Equality Network (GEN), you will understand relations between […]

Maintaining Mental Health During COVID-19

Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Marble Psychological Services, you will learn how organizations can support […]

Working From Home During COVID-19 and Gender-based Violence

Date: Tuesday May 26, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Akhaya Women, you will learn: – Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on […]

Disability Inclusion in Crisis Response

Date: Friday May 22, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), you will gain an […]

LGBT+ Equality in the Workplace: A Resource for Employers

Date: Wednesday May 20, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) and Colors Rainbow, you will gain an understanding […]

Inclusive Leadership for Workplace Inclusivity During a Crisis

Date: Tuesday May 19, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Zoom Webinar   During a crisis, inclusive leadership is essential to help all the members of your team feel […]

Guide for Work from Home Policy & Practice

Date: Thursday May 14, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Zoom Webinar   In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations are transitioning to work […]

COVID-19 and Flexible Working Arrangements

Date: Tuesday May 12, 2020 Time: 10 – 11 am Location: Zoom Webinar   The impact of the pandemic has revealed the need for more organizations need to embrace flexible […]

Flexible Working and Gender Equality During a Crisis and Beyond

In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations are transitioning to work from home. With lockdowns and social distancing likely to continue for months, it will […]

International Women’s Day 2020: Journey to Equality

Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 4th at our membership appreciation dinner! It was inspiring to see BCGE’s members, partners, supporters, Board of […]

Min Ko Ko

Min Ko is a financial professional with over 4 years’ of experience in the field.  He is a mature team worker and able to work well both in a team […]

Htet Akary Kyaw

Htet Akary Kyaw is a Business Development and Communications Officer at BCGE. She has a diverse professional background with experience in operations management, public relations, marketing, broadcasting, trade, and investment. […]

Aye Chan Myae

Aye Chan Myae is a Diversity & Inclusion Senior Lead at the Business Coalition for Gender Equality. Her diverse experience working on gender mainstreaming in community-based natural resource governance and […]

Mya Hpone Thant

Mya Hpone Thant is a Senior HR lead at the Business Coalition for Gender Equality with over nine years of progressive experience as a HR professional with strong client relations, […]

Aye Myat Mon

Aye Myat Mon graduated from Monash University Australia and returned to Myanmar in 2020 to apply the theoretical and practical experience she gained overseas. She is capable of working in […]

Hone Paing @ Catherine

Catherine Hone Paing is currently working as the Head of the Department for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. She has experience working for the Women Enterprise Development and Economic Empowerment Program, […]

Shwe Yi Phyo

Shwe is the Deputy Operations Director of BCGE and leads operations and finance development. She manages the day-to-day operations ensuring the organisation’s high quality, accuracy and consistency and mainly focuses […]

Kyawt Kay Thi Win

Kyawt Kay Thi Win is a management professional with more than eighteen years of progressive experience in the development, public and private sectors. Having worked in various senior management roles […]

Mi Mi Khaing

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Shwe Taung Real Estate Ms Mi Mi Khaing is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Shwe Taung Real Estate. She is a member of Shwe Taung’s […]

Nang L. Kham

Nang is a Director and an alternate Chair of the Board Strategy Committee of KBZ Bank, and a founding member of KBZPay — Myanmar’s leading superapp. Under her leadership, KBZ […]

Khin Ma Ma

Vice Chairperson at AYA Bank  Daw Khin Ma Ma is an Vice Chairperson for both of AYA bank and Board Member. She also contributes as Board Member of Business Coalition […]

Win Win Tint

Group CEO at City Holdings Limited Win Win Tint was born in Yangon in 1975. She took over her family business at the age of 21 after coming back from […]

BCGE celebrates International Women’s Day 2019

BCGE ( Business Coalition for Gender Equality Association) celebrates an International Women’s Day by participating at an International Women’s Day event held in Nay Pyi Taw on 8th March 2019. […]